Theory and Ethics of Science Nov 2021

PhD641 - Theory and Ethics of Science 8-11 November 2021 . Limited number of participants - binding registration before 1st September.



8. - 11. november


01. september 2021






The course gives an introduction to the theory and ethics of science with a particular emphasis on sport science. Students’ PhD projects will be used as examples and practical cases. Students are assessed based on an individual essay to be submitted after the course. 

Aims: Students shall be able to:

  • reflect upon and discuss questions in the theory and ethics of science in general and in sport science in particular, and 

  • discuss in a critical and systematic way their own PhD projects from the perspective of the theory and ethics of science.


An individual essay in which the student’s PhD project is discussed from the perspective of the theory and/or ethics of science. Length of essay: maximum 2000 words excluding references. Students are entitled to 20 min. individual supervision based on a draft of their essay. Assessment: pass/fail. 


Detailed program will be available in Canvas.  See course plan Theory and Ethics of Science 


Praktisk informasjon

The course consists of 4 days of intensive work with a combination of introductory lectures, group discussions and student presentations. 

Course responsible: Professor Sigmund Loland


Registration by mail to